A Simple Explanation of a High-Tech Feature
One of the CR-Z's more unique features is its 3-mode drive system. This allows the driver to tailor the driving experience to actual conditions or personal preference. Some drivers may prefer to conserve fuel at all times. Some drivers may prefer to have all of the CR-Z's power on tap at all times, while other drivers may prefer to have a combination of the two but with the option to pick either, depending on the situation.
A look at the hand-built alternative fuel vehicles of the Detroit auto show.
Off the beaten path at the Cobo Center stood Electric Avenue, and within this small corner were examples of the burgeoning grassroots alternative-fuel movement. The Progressive X Prize booth showcased a variety of handmade "Indie" alternative fuel vehiclesall entrants in a global contest. Check out these photos from "Electric Avenue."